aerial arts in east austin

507 Calles St #117
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 800-4998
info@skycandyaustin.com

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Workshops

  • Beginner Tumbling with Leila Noone

    Register for Beginner Tumbling with Leila Noone

    Prerequisites:

    • Must have a general level of strength and flexibility
    • Must be able to hold a basic handstand against the wall
    • Must be able to backbend from the ground

    Price: $100 for 2 two-hour classes
    Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday March 7th and 8th 10am-noon

    This beginner tumbling workshop will focus on the fundamentals of tumbling. We will begin with a warmup focusing on stretching alignment, some basic conditioning, and body shaping exercises before moving on to single skills and combinations of skills. Basic floor tumbling skills will include forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, back walkovers, and front walkovers.

  • Cheststands, Handstands, and Scorpions- Oh My! with Cory Allen

    Register for Cheststands, Handstands, and Scorpions- Oh My! with Cory Allen

    Prerequisites:

    • Must be able to hold a backbend for 30 seconds unassisted
    • Must be able to hold a handstand with a hollow body for 1 minute against a wall
    • Forward and middle splits are not required but recommended.

    Dates and times:
    Saturday, February 21- 10AM TO 12PM
    Sunday, February 22- 10AM TO 12PM

    Price: $100 for two 2-hour sessions

    Learn some new bendy skills while focusing on the balancing and control aspects of contortion. here we will develop the core strength and flexibility that is needed for any and all contortion. its important to make sure not only are you flexible but strong as well. we will be working on opening up the shoulders and upper back with some deep stretching, developing new contortion/handstand skills along with abs, abs and more abs.

  • Contortion and Hand Balancing Combinations with Cory Allen and Daniel Patrick

    Register for Contortion and Hand Balancing Combinations with Cory Allen and Daniel Patrick
    Prerequisites:
      • Actively working with splits,
      • Actively working with forward and back bending
      • Actively working with shoulder mobility
      • Must be able to kick up to a handstand safely
      • Must be able to hold at least a 3-5 second free handstand or a 30 second handstand against the wall
      • Must be able to hold 30 second hollow body on the floor
      • Must be willing to participate in improvisational work within a group

    Dates and times:
    Saturday, February 14- 10AM TO 12PM
    Sunday, February 15- 10AM TO 12PM

    Price: $100 for two 2-hour sessions

    In this intensive, students will be working on flexibility and hand balancing conditioning. Classes will begin with a stretching for contortion session focusing on opening specific areas of the body such as hips, hamstrings, shoulders, and upper back to improve contortion form and tricks. Next, we will work on hand balancing using blocks and canes to explore the difference in balance off the ground. Students will spend time conditioning using various handstand exercises while also looking at handstand tricks using flexibility. The last class of this intensive will be geared towards finding ideas for choreography and transitional movements with handstand work including an improv presentation.

  • Duo Trapeze for Lovers (and Friends!) with Colleen Tabolt

    Register for Duo Trapeze for Lovers (and Friends!) with Colleen Tabolt
    Prerequisites: 
    • Must bring own partner
    • Should be athletically inclined
    • Trapeze experience not required

    Price: $75 per person
    Date and Time: Saturday February 14th 1:30-3:30pm

    Looking for something more exciting than chocolate and roses this Valentine’s Day?

    Join Colleen and Caroline for our duo trapeze workshop! During this group class you and your sweetheart or best buddy with learn such skills as the angel catcher, seesaw, and sleeping beauty. You’ll also get to practice basic partnership skills like communication, trust and forgiveness. It will include working with your partner on timing, balancing, and learning to give and take weight. We will explore a variety of basing positions and shapes.

    This two-hour workshop includes a guided warm-up, instruction in skills and technique, and a professional digital photo on the trapeze as a keepsake!

  • Foundation of Hoop Dance with Sami List

    Register for Foundation of Hoop Dance with Sami List

    Student level: Never tried hooping before? We’d love to teach you! All students welcome!
    Price: $30 for 90 minutes
    Date and Time: Sunday March 1st noon-1:30pm

    In this workshop we will get you started waist hooping and focus on the beginner level movements within the hoop. If you’ve never hooped before or want to take your first steps towards turning your flow into dance this will be our focus. We will work on movement, balance, lifts and lowers. There will be time towards the second half of the workshop to accommodate special requests where I will help you refine those moves you’ve been struggling with and adapt them into your flow. This means working both hands and at least attempting both directions in order to find the best transitions for you and your flow.

    Hoops will be provided!

  • Get Tall Y'all: Lover's Touch Edition with Chelsea Laumen

    Register for Get Tall Y'all: Lover's Touch Edition with Chelsea Laumen

    Student level: All students welcome!
    Price: $60 per person
    Date and Time: Saturday February 14th 3:30-5:30pm

    Valentine’s Day got you stressed out? Join us for a relaxing and restorative workshop with Chelsea Laumen! Using our own body weight and the weight of a partner, we will find ways to ease pain and allow alignment. This workshop features techniques to care for an athlete’s nervous, muscular and skeletal systems and draws on elements of Alexander technique to create restorative practices for self care.

    You can come on your own or bring a friend or your honey to learn and find deep relaxation. All students welcome!

  • Ground Acrobatics Using the Corde Lisse with Daniel Patrick

    Register for Ground Acrobatics Using the Corde Lisse with Daniel Patrick

    Prerequisites: Successful completion of Level 1 Rope or Level 2 Silks; tumbling experience solid forward roll, back roll, and dive rolls. Experience with cartwheels and/or tinsicas recommended.
    Price: $60 for two hours
    Date and Time: Sunday March 1st 10am-noon

    Using the rope for ground technique, this class will work on ways to assist acro movements on the floor. We will assist walk-overs, front and back tucks, spinning, and swinging motions by using both the floor and the rope for support. Students may prefer to wear supportive dance or gymnastic shoes as we will be jumping and landing on the ground with a bit of momentum.
    This workshop will feature a heavy emphasis on working ground skills before taking them to the corde lisse. Students with less acrobatic experience will have lots of opportunities to expand their repertoire!
  • Hand Balancing Conditioning with Daniel Patrick

    Register for Hand Balancing Conditioning with Daniel Patrick
    Prerequisites:
    • Must be able to kick up to a handstand safely
    • Must be able to hold at least a 3-5 second handstand without a wall
    • Must be able to hold 30 second hollow body on the floor

    Price: $60 for 2 hours

    Date and Time: Saturday February 28th 3-5pm

    Class will begin with an intensive 45 minute warm-up and stretching series to prepare our splits, back, pike, and shoulders for handstand work. While working on form and technique, we cover a variety of exercises in partnerships including handstand holds, press strength and precision, balance control, and leg isolations. As well, we will look at a few traditional handstand shapes such as contortion and the croc.

  • Intermediate Tumbling with Leila Noone

    Register for Intermediate Tumbling with Leila Noone
    Prerequisites: 
    • Must have a good grasp of beginner tumbling skills (forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, back walkovers, and front walkovers)

    Price: $100 for 2 two-hour classes
    Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday March 7th and 8th 3-5pm

    This intermediate tumbling workshop will build upon basic tumbling skills. We will begin with a warmup focusing on stretching alignment, some basic conditioning, and body shaping exercises before moving on to single skills and combinations of skills. Intermediate tumbling skills will include dive rolls, back extension rolls, front handsprings, back handsprings, dive cartwheels, and roundoffs.

  • Intro to Antipodism: Juggling with Feet with Carlo Gentile

    Register for Intro to Antipodism: Juggling with Feet with Carlo Gentile

    Prerequisites:

    • Participants should be comfortable lying on their backs with feet up in the air for several minutes at a time
    • Good core strength and flexibility are recommended

    Price: $50 for 90 minutes
    Date and Time: Wednesday February 18th 8:30-10pm

    Learn the ancient art of foot juggling from Carlo and Orlene Gentile! Toss, kick and spin unusual – sometimes dangerous objects and possibly even humans – in this introductory workshop.

  • Performance Hoop Dance with Sami List

    Register for Performance Hoop Dance with Sami List

    Student level: Must have a solid grasp of waist hooping.
    Price: $40 for two hours
    Date and Time: Sunday March 1st 1:30-3:30pm

    Can you hula hoop? Dance has evolved into so many different forms and my favorite has become that with my hoop. Come join me in an exploration of dance within your hoop. Open to all levels but a solid grasp of waist hooping is required. I’ll teach a few key moves but come prepared to show off some of your favorites as well. By the time you leave you’ll have a solid routine that you can play with on your own or with a group and the seeds planted for putting together your own.